Zürich is not only a culinary gem, but is also home to some of the best wine bars in region. Whether you seek to accompany a glass of wine with a lavish dinner, a selection of nibbles or simply want to kick back with a glass of cool white on a hot day, Zürich offers all kinds of bars to satisfy your tastes. Here we explore the must-visit wine bars in the area.
Tasca Romero is a tapas and wine bar with a welcoming atmosphere and a Spanish-styled interior. The selection of Spanish wines is extensive and the tapas are freshly prepared. This bar offers the perfect setting for a classy, laid-back night while enjoying some fruity Spanish treats. Tasca Romero is located in the city center, not far from the river and makes for the perfect stop after a stroll through Zürich’s charming historical streets.
Niederdorfstrasse 37, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland, +41 44 252 52 90
The setting of D-Vino creates the perfect atmosphere for a classy night out. The wine bottles are spread out on a lit display behind the bar and the red walls and polished counters give the bar a highly stylish look. Additionally it features a lounge area in which you can kick back and indulge in the wine of your choice. D-Vino can be found in four different locations throughout Zürich. For the aspiring wine professional, the bar offers a variety of courses on different wines and their countries of expertise. D-Vino is ideally suited for experts looking for high quality drinks and a wide range to satisfy every preference.
MASI Wine Bar
The MASI cooperation is a family-run business, dating back as far as the 18th century. MASI refers to its concepts as ‘modern wines with an ancient heart’, symbolizing a winning blend of tradition and innovation. The first bar was opened in Zürich just over a year ago, close to the opera house. Its interior is classic with leathery armchairs and dimmed lights. MASI specializes in the production of Amarone and stems from the Venetian regions, hence visitors can expect a selection of wines according to its roots. Lovers of Italian wines will be richly rewarded by a visit to this elegant bar.
Seefeldstrasse 5, 8008 Zürich, Switzerland, +41 44 252 52 12
The interior of Buonvicini Wine Lounge is simple, with comfortable and colorful furniture and polished wooden accents. Buonvicini opens its doors at 7.00 am, when customers can enjoy a cup of coffee. In the afternoon, the wine drinking begins. The selection of wine is sold by the glass or the bottle, and can be enjoyed on the spot or taken away. Buonvicini prides itself on carefully selecting its products as well having sommeliers on hand to offer helpful advice. Additional wine tastings are hosted on various occasions in the nearby House of Tschingg.
Oberdorfstrasse 2 / Raemistrasse, 8001 Zurich, 043 210 38 06
4 Tiere is a wine as well as a gin bar and offers an intimate, comfortable setting. The wine cellar is home to 300 different wines and the professional service is happy to help any visitor in need of advice. However, the themed nights are what makes this place truly special, such as the Mouton night on a Monday, allowing visitors to taste some high quality treasures. If you fancy a nibble, cheeseboards and charcuterie make the perfect company for a glass of wine. 4 Tiere welcomes experts as well as occasional wine drinkers and is sure to impress.
Feldstrasse 61, 8004 Zurich, Switzerland, +41 44 240 00 88
Caduff’s Wine Loft
Caduff’s Wine Loft is considered one of the best restaurants in Switzerland and should not be missed by any wine enthusiast. It boasts a well-stocked wine cellar and high class service. The loft was set up by the famous Beat Caduff himself, who will gladly assist visitors in search for the perfect wine match for their meal. The strong love for wine is clearly felt in this place, making it the perfect location for a variety of occasions. Watch out for the special events such as Wine & Dine which hosts a variety of wine experts.
Kanzleistr. 126, Zurich 8004, Switzerland, +41 44 240 22 55
Weinschenke in the Hotel Hirschen
The historical Weinschenke offers a vast selection of national as well as international wines. The vaulted ceiling create a medieval setting and also features a well, built in 1340, which is still functional. The vault is lit by candles and with its romantic charm, it’s no surprise that it is a favored wedding venue. The Weinschenke offers the perfect location for a relaxed evening and some great conversations over a glass of wine, while letting yourself enjoy the enchanting atmosphere.
Niederdorfstrasse 13, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland, +41 43 268 33 33
The owners of Barekunst, Baba and Dodo, show a true passion for high quality beverages and food. Their simple concept and dedication has rapidly won over the city. Products are locally sourced and pay attention to animal-friendly treatment and sustainability. The setting is stylish while maintaining a relaxed atmosphere. The walls are decorated with paintings, which change regularly as Barekunst allows artists to exhibit their work within their bar. A charming ensemble and a winning concept are what makes Barekunst so special.
Josefstrasse 27, 8005 Zurich, Switzerland, +41 43 243 83 10
Tinto is a tapas bar with a great range of wines and knowledgeable service. It offers the perfect start for a night along the popular Langstrasse. Visitors can choose seating in the restaurant or at the bar. The interior, true to its theme, strongly resembles a Spanish restaurant with its dark wooden accents. The wine list will be a pleasure for lovers of Spanish wines and offers a great range of choice. Its charming concept creates a laid back, as well as vibrant atmosphere and attracts a large crowds on weekends.
Langstr. 20, Zurich 8004, Switzerland, +41 43 322 00 70